Makers Unite is looking for voluntary Buddies (m/v)

Makers Unite is a social enterprise in Amsterdam where local people and newcomers meet. Our social inclusion program is based on creating together sustainable products with a story. We believe that making things together leads to dialogue and trust. By the power of making, people are connected to real opportunities.

VOLUNTEER POSITION +/- 2 – 4 HOURS A WEEK

For our participants we are looking for buddies who can support them in taking the next steps.

As a buddy:

       You will have one-on-one conversations with a newcomer that is matched to you

       Support a newcomer in making the next steps in their career, be it finding an internship, education or a job.

       Be a ‘connector’ for a newcomer in being in contact with Dutch organizations and partners of Makers Unite network.

       You support the newcomer in building a network and support this by offering your own professional network.

WHO ARE YOU?

        You are experienced or interested in working directly with newcomers

        You are aware of intercultural communication differences or willing to learn about this

        You have networking skills and can easily connect with people from the creative sector

        Preferably you have a network in the creative sector (as our program focuses mainly on creatives)

        Preferably you are Dutch speaking, as newcomers are learning the language

WHAT DO WE OFFER YOU

Makers Unite will offer you coaching and support on the job. We are a young, dynamic and fast-growing organisation and we offer you a creative work-environment with a lot of space for your own input. We are based at Garage Notweg (Notweg 38) in Amsterdam New-West and in the Diaconie Amsterdam (Nieuwe Herengracht 18).

SO. WHAT NOW?

Are you interested? Send an email with your CV to: sophie@makersunite.eu

We are looking forward meeting you!